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From the Corner Office – April 2017 »

Volume 3 / Issue 2 / April 2017 For most of us, the weather has finally turned the corner, and spring has arrived! It’s time to tune up pump stations, and the Flowtronex team would like to take the opportunity to inform you about the brand of vertical hollow shaft motors we standardize on. In

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Designed for Water Reliability – US MOTORS »

Volume 3 / Issue 2 / April 2017 The US MOTORS® brand of Vertical Hollow Shaft motors (VHS), manufactured by Nidec Motor Corporation, are among the most innovative and trusted electric pump motors in use today. Many of the features we look for in VHS motors were first introduced in the HOLLOSHAFT® motor. From its

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Tech Service Shop – Transition Control in the Flowtronex PACE System »

Volume 3 / Issue 2 / April 2017 Transition Control, which is found on the first page of the Field Setup Menu on the 5.7” PACE HMI’s, is a feature which suspends the work of the PID speed output block during a transition from VFD control to XL, (Across the line) operation of a main

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Meet the Flowtronex Team – Bruce Weir »

Volume 3 / Issue 2 / April 2017 Bruce Weir is the sustaining product engineering manager, for AWS’s Dallas facility. He is responsible for planning and directing the activities of product engineers processing Engineered-to-Order projects, providing manufacturing support and the sustaining engineering activities. He provides technical guidance and leadership to his engineering staff as well

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Cam Ranh Golf Course – Vietnam »

Volume 3 / Issue 2 / April 2017 Cam Ranh Golf Course – Vietnam Flowtronex continues to roll in Vietnam!! Flowtronex provides the 2700 GPM pump station for the Greg Norman designed Cam Ranh Golf Course. The course’s oceanside location provides wonderful terrain on which to build the golf course in addition to stunning views

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Miramar Country Club in Taipei »

Volume 3 / Issue 2 / April 2017 Miramar Country Club in Taipei Flowtronex enters the Taiwan market with the 1500 GPM pump station for the Miramar Country Club in Taipei, home to an annual LPGA tournament. The pump station location required extra-long pumps, a raised platform to lift the controls above the flood zone

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From the Corner Office – January 2017 »

Volume 3 / Issue 1 / January 2017 From the Flowtronex team, we wish you a Happy New Year!  Thank you for your business support and making 2016 a successful year. We hope you have had the opportunity to visit our Website to view two new exciting products from our engineering team that our customers

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Meet the Flowtronex Team – Steve Joice »

Volume 3 / Issue 1 / January 2017 Steve Joice was raised on the farm in Kansas.  It was on the farm that he began working with trucks and tractors at an early age. In 1977, Steve began his electrical career with IBEW (545), and became a journeyman after completing a four-year apprenticeship. Steve came

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Golf Course Builders Association of America’s South Florida Regional Meeting »

Volume 3 / Issue 1 / January 2017 On December 2, Flowtronex was a sponsor of the Golf Course Builders Association of America’s South Florida Regional Meeting. The one day conference was attended by over 100 industry professionals with two separate educational panel discussions – one for irrigation consultants and the second for golf course

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HydroTurf International installation at Dubai Hills Golf Course in Dubai, UAE »

Volume 3 / Issue 1 / January 2017 HydroTurf International completed installation of a new Flowtronex pump station for the Dubai Hills Golf Course in Dubai, UAE. The pump station provides 5280 GPM @ 132 PSI using 6 x 125 HP Goulds Water Technology vertical turbine pumps. The pump station incorporates aluminum support skids for

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